Careers

Who are we?

Millbank is a trusted, hardworking and knowledgeable agency providing high quality recruitment consultancy to specialist technical markets. Our turnover is in excess of £70m.

Over the past 30 years, our consultative approach has ensured we do what’s right by both our prestigious blue chip clients and our skilled candidates. Our specialist consultants know their stuff about the industries we serve, which is crucial to our success.

As the industries we serve have changed, we have advanced with them, meaning we can deliver an up-to-date service whilst calling on our experience to instil trust and best practice into everything we do.

Who are we looking for?

We are expanding our specialist team of expert consultants to meet ever increasing demand from our clients. Many of our consultants have been drawn from our industry sectors, meaning they have an advantage in recognising quality candidates and giving expert advice and assistance, but it’s not essential you have engineering experience. If you have a passion for ethical, professional recruitment, we want to meet you.

Why Work at Millbank?

  • Convenient location – Dodge the city traffic jams of Manchester, Liverpool and Chester whilst still being within easy reach of transport links
  • Modern facilities – A fresh, contemporary office with free parking and adjacent local amenities
  • Join an experienced team – Over a quarter of our staff have been with us for more than ten years, and some have been with us for more than twenty years
  • Be part of our heritage – We have built up a well established client and candidate database
  • Grow with us – We are continually expanding into new sectors as the industrial landscape changes, meaning we have recently developed and expanded several teams and offices
  • Desirable commission structure – Uncapped, meaning your success is rewarded directly
  • Welcoming office atmosphere – Work with a professional, friendly team, and be part of our regular office activities, such as fundraisers, dress down days and social events
  • Highly rated by our staff – Our company has a high staff satisfaction rating on Glassdoor, with reviews citing a good work-life balance, friendly co-workers and a beneficial atmosphere of learning and support. Click below to find out more:

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Ben Usher, Recruitment Consultant at Millbank

One of our newest Recruitment Consultants, Ben Usher says:

"I’m looking forward to progressing even further in my career in recruitment at Millbank within a fun and enjoyable team environment, and building a team of my own in the future. Most importantly, I’m looking forward to helping more people find the right job."

Learn more about Ben's experience at Millbank so far in our "Meet the Team" Q&A.


Jobs at Millbank

Salary: Dependent on experience

Industry: Business Support

Job Type: Permanent

Location: North West

Reference: recadmin

Posted at: 15 May 2017

Expiration date: 15 August 2017

Millbank Holdings are looking to recruit an Administrator to be based at our Head office in Cheshire, to provide invaluable support to our busy team of consultants.

The Company

Millbank is a specialist recruitment consultancy serving the engineering, rail, built environment, oil & gas, manufacturing and automotive sectors.

Over the past 30 years, Millbank has built a reputation for delivering high quality, ethical technical recruitment and engineering solutions to our corporate and SME clients. This has lead us to a turnover in excess of £70 million.

Our contemporary head office building in Cheshire is located away from the heavy traffic conditions of Liverpool and Manchester, adjacent to local amenities. We have a welcoming and friendly atmosphere. We operate a good work-life balance and recognise that our people are our greatest attribute.

The role

Reporting to the Group Business Support Manager, and working within a well-established team of administrators, you will be responsible for delivering all required administration support including; coordination of documentation, database management and ensuring that the day to day processes run as smoothly as possible. The work is varied and fast paced. You will receive full on the job training and mentoring and work closely with the team to deliver an outstanding service to consultants, clients and candidates.

Responsibilities

  • Generate contracts in line with Client and Consultant requirements
  • Complete right to work checks
  • General recruitment administration
  • Preparation of CV’s and job adverts
  • Ensure compliance in line with legislative and client requirements
  • Ensure data is stored accurately
  • Liaise with consultants and candidates to ensure a seamless on boarding process
  • Identify opportunities for innovative ways to improve processes.
  • Assist with ad-hoc compliance and marketing projects

Skills

  • Previous office administration experience is essential
  • Experience or knowledge of the Recruitment industry would be an advantage but is not essential
  • Accurate, methodical and thorough with great attention to detail
  • Comfortable to work under pressure
  • Would suit a very process-led individual, with the ability to challenge and improve processes when required
  • Confident communicator with the ability to be assertive when necessary

The role is 40 hours a week, Monday – Friday with a rotating work pattern (hours between 8am and 5.30pm).

If you are interested apply to HR@millbank.com or call Sarah Holland for more information on 01928 751000.


Salary: £25,000 - £32,000 (OTE £50,000)

Industry: Business Support

Job Type: Permanent

Location: North West

Reference: seconbuilt

Posted at: 04 April 2017

Expiration date: 02 June 2017

Due to increased demand from our clients, we are growing our Built Environment recruitment team. You will manage and develop your own desk and are tasked with managing the full 360 recruitment process.

The Company

Millbank is a specialist Recruitment consultancy serving the engineering, rail, built environment, oil & gas, manufacturing and automotive sectors. We have a reputation for quality and for delivering technical recruitment and engineering solutions to our corporate and SME clients.

Millbank has been established for over 30 years and now has a turnover in excess of £70 million. The ever increasing demand from our clients means we plan to expand our specialist team of expert consultants to meet these needs.

The Role

Millbank has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Recruitment Consultant to join its existing professional team.

Would you like the opportunity to work with industry leading clients in a fast paced environment where no two days are the same?  Are you ambitious and keen to join a forward thinking professional Company? Would you like a competitive salary and the opportunity to earn good rates of commission? Are you ready to make the next step in your career?

Reporting into the Business Manager you will manage and develop your own desk and are tasked with managing the full 360 recruitment process your responsibilities will include:

  • Source high calibre candidates; attract candidates through adverts and social media.
  • Develop and manage relationship with the Clients, understand the Client’s organisation plans and long and short term objectives.
  • Be forward thinking; Seek and generate new business opportunities
  • Use your planning and organisation skills to effectively manage your candidate database
  • Identify candidate suitability, through pre-interview, qualification verification, understanding the job requirement
  • Familiar with current employment and inland revenue legislation.

A highly motivated competitive individual, would fit well into the team. Experience in recruitment would be a distinct advantage, however, we are also interested to hear from people within the built environment industry.
Integral to the development of our homes, cities and infrastructure, the impact of the building and construction sector cannot be over-stated. Here at Millbank we are building a team to find the best talent to deliver the projects that will allow the country to continue to grow and develop. We’re looking for determined and enthusiastic consultants to join us on this journey.

Benefits

  • Competitive Salary £25,000- £32,000 dependant on experience, OTE £50,000+
  • Rewarding commission Scheme
  • Located in our modern office in Runcorn, ideal for commuting from Chester, North Wales, Manchester, Liverpool with free on-site car park
  • Work with Industry leading Clients and experienced consultants, some of which are ex-clients
  • The opportunity to progress your career and be mentored by industry experts
  • Regular social and fundraising events

A recent recruit of the Built Environment team, Sean Boswell, says;

“Millbank is a great environment to work where everyone is friendly, experienced and very professional in what they do. They are happy to match my ambitions and will embrace new ideas and an opportunity where a good entrepreneurial attitude will flourish. The location is great to get to and it helps that there is always car parking spaces available when I arrive in the morning.”

If you are interested in an opportunity with Millbank and want to join us in a phase while we are growing, don’t hesitate; Get in touch today.

Email: HR@millbank.com or call 01928 755679 for more information.


Salary: £25,000 - £34,000 DOE, OTE £50,000+

Industry: Business Support

Job Type: Permanent

Location: North West

Reference: seconeng

Posted at: 04 April 2017

Expiration date: 02 June 2017

Millbank have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Recruitment Consultant to join our Technical & Engineering team in Cheshire.

The Company

Millbank is a specialist Recruitment consultancy serving the engineering, technical, built environment, manufacturing and infrastructure sectors. We have a reputation for quality and for delivering technical recruitment and engineering solutions to our corporate and SME clients.

Millbank has been established for over 30 years and now has a turnover in excess of £70 million. The ever increasing demand from our clients means we plan to expand our specialist team of expert consultants to meet these needs.

Millbank have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Recruitment Consultant to join our Technical & Engineering team in Cheshire.  Would you relish the prospect to work with industry leading clients in a fast paced environment where no two days are the same?  Are you ambitious and keen to join a forward thinking professional company?  Would you like a competitive salary and the opportunity to earn good rates of commission?  Are you ready to make the next step in your career?

The Role

Reporting into the Business Manager you will manage and develop your own desk and are tasked with managing the full 360 recruitment process. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Develop and manage relationship with the clients, understanding the client’s organisation plans and long and short term objectives
  • Source high calibre candidates, attracting candidates through adverts and social media
  • Be forward thinking, seeking and generating new business opportunities
  • Use your planning and organisation skills to effectively manage your candidate database
  • Identify candidate suitability, through pre-interview, qualification verification, understanding the job requirement
  • Be familiar with current employment and inland revenue legislation

We are looking for a highly motivated competitive individual with 360 engineering recruitment experience including client sales.

Benefits

  • Competitive salary of £25,000- £34,000 dependant on experience, OTE £50,000+
  • Rewarding commission scheme
  • Located in our modern office in Runcorn, ideal for commuting from Chester, North Wales, Manchester, and Liverpool with free on-site car park, with the consideration to work from our Manchester office for the right candidate
  • Work with industry leading clients and experienced consultants, some of which are ex-clients with decades of experience
  • The opportunity to progress your career and be mentored by industry experts
  • Regular social and fundraising events

Email HR@millbank.com or call 01928 755679 for more information.


Salary: DOE

Industry: Business Support

Job Type: Permanent

Location: North West

Reference: conrail

Posted at: 04 April 2017

Expiration date: 02 June 2017

MDA Rail (part of the Millbank Group) have an exciting opportunity for experienced or entry level Recruitment Consultants to join their Rail teams in Cheshire and Greater Manchester. All experience levels will be considered, and a background in rail or construction would be advantageous.

Do you have experience in dealing with industry leading clients? Are you ambitious and keen to join a forward thinking company? Would you like a competitive salary and the opportunity to earn good rates of commission? Are you ready to make the next step in your career?

The Company

The Millbank Group is a specialist recruitment consultancy serving the rail, engineering, nuclear, manufacturing, automotive and built environment sectors. Established for over 30 years we have a reputation for delivering high quality technical and engineering recruitment solutions to our corporate and SME clients. Our MDA Rail division serves some of the biggest rail engineering and construction businesses in the country. The ever increasing demand from our clients means we are expanding our specialist team of consultants to meet these needs.

The Role

Reporting into the Rail Business Manager you will manage and develop your own desk and are tasked with managing the full 360 recruitment process. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Developing and managing relationships with clients, understanding their organisational plans and long term/short term objectives
  • Sourcing and attracting high calibre candidates through various methods
  • Generating and maximising new business opportunities
  • Effectively manage your candidate database
  • Identifying candidate suitability through pre-interview, qualification verification and understanding the job requirement
  • Be familiar with current employment and inland revenue legislation

We are looking for a highly motivated competitive individual with 360 engineering recruitment experience including client sales.

The Offer

  • All experience levels considered, from Junior through to Senior, to complement the growing team
  • Competitive salary dependant on experience
  • Rewarding commission structure
  • Located either in our modern office in Runcorn, ideal for commuting from Chester, North Wales, Manchester, and Liverpool with free on-site car park, or from our newly opened Manchester (Sale) office with free parking and great transport links
  • Work with industry leading clients and experienced consultants, some of which are ex-clients with decades of experience
  • The opportunity to progress your career and be mentored by industry experts
  • Regular social and fundraising events

Email HR@millbank.com or call 01928 755679 for more information.


Salary: Competitive

Industry: Business Support

Job Type: Permanent

Location: North West

Reference: recres

Posted at: 04 April 2017

Expiration date: 02 June 2017

We’re looking to strengthen our recruitment team with a new Recruitment Resourcer at our office in Runcorn. This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious, well organised individual to learn from some of the industry’s most experienced consultants and get a real head-start in the recruitment industry.

About us

Millbank is a leading technical recruitment company with a 30 year history and a turnover approaching £80m. As one of the UK’s most established and respected Engineering Recruitment businesses, we have an enviable client portfolio across the UK and operate in almost every engineering sector.

The job

We’re looking to strengthen our expert team with a new Recruitment Resourcer at our office in Runcorn. We’d love to hear from ambitious, well organised individuals with the skills and the passion to learn from some of the industry’s most experienced consultants, and embark on a journey to become an established and successful Recruitment Consultant.

The ideal platform for the successful candidates will be experience in a similar environment, but if you can demonstrate the ability to learn quickly and use your initiative, you have the skills we’re looking for.

Your responsibilities

  • Develop strong relationships with candidates via regular contact, to facilitate matches to their ideal vacancies
  • Create engaging job adverts to be posted on our website and relevant job boards, as well as social media, to attract fresh candidates to vacancies
  • Ensure candidates are well looked after once placed in roles to retain our well-developed contractor database
  • Conduct due diligence on candidate applications, e.g. gather right to work documentation, references, verified qualifications etc.
  • Support the Senior Recruitment Consultants in any way possible in hitting KPIs and targets
  • Develop your own skills with a view to advancing into a career as a Recruitment Consultant

What we’re looking for

  • Background in customer service or B2B sales
  • Excellent organisational and planning skills
  • Strong written communication skills and excellent telephone manner
  • Competent with IT (word processing, email, using databases)
  • Drive and enthusiasm to progress your career in recruitment

Advantageous qualities

  • Previous experience in recruitment or resourcing
  • A basic understanding of agency recruitment legislation
  • A keen interest in (or experience with) engineering

What we’re offering

  • Competitive basic salary
  • Uncapped commission structure and incentives
  • Clear career progression path to Recruitment Consultant
  • Opportunity to learn from a highly experienced team
  • Friendly office atmosphere with regular office activities, such as fundraisers, dress down days and social events
  • To apply for the role of Recruitment Resourcer, please click the links below.

Salary: £40,000

Industry: Rail

Job Type: Permanent

Location: North West

Reference: railtrainer

Posted at: 16 May 2017

Expiration date: 16 August 2017

Do you have a passion for rail safety and passing this onto others? Are you an experienced NSAR & COSS qualified trainer? If so, you might be a perfect fit at MDA Rail Training.

We have the highest standards for teaching rail safety the right way, which is why we are seeking trainers with this same passion. Reporting to our Head of Rail, you’ll champion our mantra, “Those who learn the safest way can come home safe every day.”

You’ll deliver short courses including PTS and other critical safety training at our outstanding training facility in Cheshire.

The Company

Established in 1998, MDA Rail Training (part of the Millbank Group) is graded “outstanding” by the National Skills Association for Rail (NSAR). Our expanding, dynamic and progressive training centre is tailored specially towards the socially and economically diverse rail industry.

Network Rail have twice awarded us "Training Provider of the Year", and our trainers have also won “Trainer of the Year”. We are passionate about safety on the railway and making sure everyone gets home safely.

Benefits

  • Travel and Flexibility will be required due to the nature of the business.
  • Company vehicle or car allowance
  • Pension
  • Laptop & mobile phone
  • 20 + 8 holidays plus 1 day increasing on a yearly basis up to 5 years’ service

Skills & experience

Essential

  • NSAR registered Licensed Trainer
  • Valid and current COSS Qualification
  • Experienced in delivery of COSS, PTS, AC, DCCR, LKT, IWA, OLP, CRP, LLT, PC, TIC, ICI and Railway Engineering
  • Knowledge of government funded employment and training programmes
  • Verifier Qualification (IQA, V1, CAVA, EQA, AIQAPP, CLIQAAP, AEQAPP, CLEQAAP)
  • Assessment/Assessing/Assessor Qualifications (A1, TAQA, CAVA, ACWE, AVRA, IQAA, A2)
  • Teaching Qualification (PTLLS, CTLLS, DTLLS, PGCE, CertEd, 7407)

Desirable

  • Occupational history and competence within the rail industry
  • Minimum 3-5 years training experience
  • Management experience
  • The ability to motivate and encourage people
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Accurate report writing and record keeping skills
  • Planning and delivering vocational training programmes and workshops
  • Observing and assessing learners in their workplace
  • Good sound knowledge of the rail and safety issues within the industry (5 years minimum experience)
  • Full safety knowledge of Track Safety, COSS, Track Induction
  • A1 & V1 or equivalent Award
  • Teaching qualification

If you are interested in an opportunity with Millbank and want to join us, don't hesitate get in touch today:

Email HR@millbank.com or call 01928 755679.